Author Archives: Anastasia Sonneman

HealthMatters for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Research to Policy Brief

In November 2016, the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) released a research to policy brief designed to support community-based organizations serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through various health promotion programs. This policy…

Improving Hand Hygiene through Visual Advertising – Campaign Outcomes and Next Steps

By Kyle Foerst, M.S., Emergency Response Planner, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Nearly three month have passed since the launch of Saint Louis County Department of Public Health’s (SLCDPH) “Dirty Hands can be Scary!”…

CDC Student Internship Opportunity: Summer 2017 – Environmental Health

The CDC is seeking college students (graduate and undergraduate) for its 2017 summer internship programs through the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). All internships last 9-weeks and are located in…

UNCOVER EH: New Environmental Health Workforce Initiative

The CDC in partnership with the the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), and Baylor University are launching a 2017 assessment of health department staff focused on environmental health. Titled “UNCOVER EH“ this project aims to identify key…

Food Protection and Defense Institute: 2017 Student Competition

The Food Protection and Defense Institute is hosting a competition for graduate and upper-lever undergraduate students with a chance to win up $5,000 in cash. Students teams of four to five individuals representing at least three…

Paid Student Internship in Environmental Health

The Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs (AEHAP), in partnership with NSF International, is offering a paid internship (worth $3,500) for undergraduate students. The NSF International Scholarship Program is open to all college juniors and seniors currently…